2013-14 Workshop Series

Large-Scale Ceramic Sculpture Techniques
with Visiting Artist, Andréa Keys Connell

Sponsored by the Windgate Foundation

Andrea Keys Connell

UALR artWORKS presents a one-day demonstration, with Andréa Keys Connell. Andréa will be demonstrating her techniques for building large-scale figurative 
ceramic sculpture.
This is a detailed demonstration and not a hands-on workshop.

The visit will also include studio visits/critiques with current ceramics students, and a public lecture in the evening.

This is a FREE demonstration and space is limited so please come early or e-mail David Smith at dssmith4@ualr.edu.

Dates: Demonstration – Thursday, April 3, 2013. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (includes 12:00pm – 1:30pm lunch break).

Location: UALR Fine Arts Building, Ceramics Facility.
Space is limited and the demonstration will fill on a first come-first-serve basis.

Public Lecture by Andréa Keys Connell:

Thursday, April 3, 2013. 6 p.m. in Fine Arts Building, Room 161.
Lecture is free

About The Artist:

Andréa Keys Connell received her MFA from Ohio University in 2009 and her BFA from The Maryland Institute College of Art in 2002. She is currently the Assistant Professor of Ceramics in Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Craft/Material Studies. She has had numerous honors and awards such as serving as VCU’S Fountainhead Fellow, being an invited artist at Arrowmont’s Figurative Association: Human Form in Clay Symposium, being a finalist for the Center For Contemporary Craft’s LEAP Award, and being named one of Ceramics Monthly’s 2009 Emerging Artists.

She has exhibited her work nationally in galleries such as the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena Montana, The Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh, PA, Roy G Biv Gallery in Columbus, OH, and Santa Fe Clay in Santa Fe, NM. She has also had numerous solo exhibitions in venues such as The Florida Holocaust Museum in St Petersburg, FL, The Sculpture Center in Cleveland, OH, Page Bond Gallery in Richmond, VA, and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft in Louisville, KY.

To see more of Andréa Keys Connell’s work, click here to visit http://andreakeys.com/.

For questions or information visit our website, http://www.ualr.edu/art/., e-mail artworks@ualr.edu, or call David Smith (501-569-3182).

Power Wood Carving Workshop
with Visiting Artist, Hunt Clark

Sponsored by the Windgate Foundation


This weekend workshop will introduce participants to Hunt’s unique method of wood carving using power tools such as chainsaws, right-angle grinders and Dynafile sanding tools.

Dates: November 16 – 17, 2013. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cost: This is a FREE workshop and space is limited to 15 participants so register early by
e-mailing Mia Hall at mphall@ualr.edu. Last day to register is Thursday Nov 14.

Location: UALR Applied Design Facility, University Plaza Suite 300 (next to Big Lots).

Note: Participants must have experience using large power-tools. This is a physical workshop and requires vigorous hand and arm movement

About The Artist:

Hunt Clark is an internationally renowned wood sculptor and mixed media artist who’s work has recently been exhibited at institutions such as the Museum of Art and Design in NY, The Knoxville Museum of Art, TN, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, FL and South London Gallery, UK. His experimental approach to working has allowed him to transcend traditional paths. In the early nineties he developed a unique free form carving process setting his work apart from traditional wood sculpture. His dedication to his art along with his unconventional methods has unfolded into a compelling body of work.

To see more of Hunt Clark’s work, click here to visit http://huntclark.com/.

Public Lecture by Hunt Clark:

Public Lecture Sunday Nov 17, 5PM
Arkansas Art Center, Lower Lobby Lecture Hall.
Lecture is free for UALR students, but tickets are required.

Call 501-372-4000 or visit www.arkansasartcenter.org.

Public Lecture with Visiting Artist, Deborah McClary

Sponsored by the Windgate Foundation

Deborah McClary Sculpture

November 18, 2013 at Monday 4 p.m.

Lecture is free and open to the public.

Location: UALR Applied Design Facility, University Plaza Suite 300 (next to Big Lots).

About the Artist:

Deborah McClary earned her BFA in Painting from the 
University of Tennessee in Knoxville and has since produced artworks in the area of sculpture, painting, photography and mixed media. Her work has been exhibited nationally at institutions such as the Center for Emerging Media, Knoxville Museum of Art, Salt Lake Art Center Utah, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery and the South London Gallery, UK.

To see more of Deborah McClary’s work, click here to visit www.deborahmcclary.com/.

artWORKS Visiting Artist Program & UALR Sculpture Present:

David Deming
Visiting Artist Lecture and Workshop

Sponsored by the Windgate Foundation

Dates: Thursday, September 19th through Saturday, September 21st
(Maximum is 18 students so register early!)


About The Artist:

David L. Deming has enjoyed a successful career both as a sculptor and as a teacher and arts administrator. He has exhibited his sculpture in over 100 competitive and invitational exhibitions nationally and internationally with over 50 one and two-person exhibitions.

To see more of David Deming’s work, click here to visit www.demingart.com.


Registration Information

For registration, information or directions, email Michael Warrick at mrwarrick@ualr.edu
(Maximum is 18 students so register early!)


Lecture: Thursday, September 19th 7:30pm – 8:30pm in Fine Arts room 157

Friday, September 20th 9:00am – 5:00pm (includes 12:00pm – 2:00pm lunch break) in Fine Arts room 153 (Sculpture Studio)
Saturday, September 21st 9:00am – 5:00pm (includes 12:00pm – 2:00pm lunch break) in Fine Arts room 153 (Sculpture Studio)